Replaced typical porcelain with cloth to encourage play, then went on to innovate with materials throughout her career
Created the first toys with officially licensed tie-ins to entertainment properties: Alice in Wonderland, Gone with the Wind, and Little Women among them
Popularized “sleep eyes”—the innovation that allows dolls to close their eyes
Created the first doll of a young Queen Elizabeth to commemorate her father’s coronation
Introduced Jeannie, one of the industry’s first walking dolls
Created the first plastic face mold, changing the doll industry forever!
Debuted Cissy, the first fashion doll in America